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Vol2_014_July 1932

Weber State University Stewart Library Digital Collections

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Title Vol2_014_July 1932
Creator Utah Construction Company; Six Companies, Inc.
Contributor Six Companies, Inc.; Wattis, E. O.
Description "1355 Workmen loading out for the canyon on the day shift in front of Six Companies Inc. mess hall. Dormitory shown in the background. July 20th, 1932. 1356 Transport trucks holding 48 men used for hauling workman to and from the canyon lined up after breakfast for the day shift. July 20th, 1932. 1302 Loking downstream from the canyon rim at the night activities in the vicinity of the lower portals of the diversion tunnels. June 29th, 1932." In 1931, Utah joined Six Companies Inc. to raise the surety required to bid for the Boulder (Hoover) Dam contract. One of the world’s largest dams, Hoover Dam was completed in 1936 at a cost of $49 million. These scrapbooks document through photographs the construction of the dam showcasing UCC's part in its creation. black and white photographs 4 x 5.3 in. or 8 x 4.8 in. paper background 10 x 13.5 in.
Date 1932; 1933
Subject Boulder City (Nev.); Dams--Design and construction; Hoover Dam (Ariz. And Nev.); Six Companies, Inc; Utah Construction Company
Format image/jpeg
Publisher Stewart Library, Weber State University
Language eng
Coverage Boulder City (Nev.); Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
Type Image
Source MS 100 Boxes 126-130
Rights Materials may be used for non-profit and educational purposes; please credit Special Collections Department, Stewart Library, Weber State University.

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